6th April 2020 – 8th April 2020 all-day Europe/Amsterdam Timezone
New Zealand

This event was cancelled on 15 March by the WVA Council, in accordance with WHO recommendations about COVID-19 and travel restrictions in New Zealand.

The 2020 World Veterinary Association Congress will be held 6-8 April, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. It will be the 36th edition of the Association’s Congress and will be hosted in conjunction with the highly successful NZVA Annual Conference.

The World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC) 2020 will bring veterinarians from all over the world to Auckland to share ideas, learn and to have fun.

The congress will explore and seek solutions to some of the biggest animal health and welfare challenges   facing all species in the fast changing world in which we live today.

The WVAC 2020 programme will focus primarily on clinical veterinary medicine, veterinary public health, animal welfare and academic research across all domestic species.  Other topics to be covered include companion animal nursing, large animal veterina

ry technicians and equine veterinary nursing.

Speakers from around the world will discuss topical issues such as advances in veterinary medicine, and will explore new horizons in the treatment and prevention of animal disease. The congress will incorporate the Global One Heath Summit, which will showcase speakers from international organisations including the OIE, FAO and WHO. It will also include what promises to be an inspiring and enlightening Global Seminar on Animal Welfare.


’s excellent conference facilities and outstanding restaurants and bars will ensure the social aspects of the conference do not disappoint.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to enjoy all that this amazing city and Pacific nation have to offer. Combine high quality veterinary continuing education with a holiday never to forget at the WVAC 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand.

See you there!

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